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Sonya Hartnett
(*23. 2. 1968, Box Hill, Victoria)

spisovatelka, držitelka ceny Astrid Lindgren 2008

Sonya Harnett se narodila v Melbourne, Australie. Svou první knihu Trouble All the Way napsala už v 15 letech. Od té doby napsala víc jak 18 novel pro děti i mládež. Její knihy jsou hodnoceny hlavně pro vynalézavý a brilantní jazyk a byly přeloženy do mnoha jazyků včetně dánštiny, čínštiny, němčiny, iatlštiny, švédštiny. Byla oceněna v roce 2002 prestižní Guardian Children´s Literature Prize, v roce 2005 Children´s Book Council Book of the Year Award for Younger Readers a konečně v roce 2008 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

Bibliografie

Trouble All the Way   Rigby (Australia), 1984
Sparkle and Nightflower   Rigby (Australia), 1986
The Glass House   Pan Macmillan (Australia), 1990
Wilful Blue   Viking (Australia), 1994
Sleeping Dogs   Viking (Australia), 1995
Black Foxes   Viking (Australia), 1996
The Devil Latch   Viking (Australia), 1996
Princes   Viking (Australia), 1997
All My Dangerous Friends   Viking (Australia), 1998
There Must Be Lions: Stories about Mental Illness   (with Nick Earls and Heide Seaman)   Ginniderra Press (Australia), 1998
Stripes of the Sidestep Wolf   Viking (Australia) (first published UK, Walker, 2004), 1999
Forest   Viking (Australia), 2001
Thursday's Child   Walker Books, 2002
What the Birds See   (first published as "Of a Boy", Viking (Australia), 2000)   Walker Books, 2003
The Silver Donkey   Viking, 2004
Surrender   Walker Books, 2005
The Ghost's Child   Walker Books, 2008

Ceny a ocenění

1992   Writer's Fellowship   (Literature Board of the Australia Council)   Wilful Blue
1996   IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) Ena Noel Award   Wilful Blue
1996   Miles Franklin Kathleen Mitchell Award (Australia)   Sleeping Dogs
1996   New South Wales State Literary Award   (shortlist)   Sleeping Dogs
1996   Victorian Premier's Literary Award Sheaffer Pen Prize (Australia)   Sleeping Dogs
1999   Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award: Older Readers   (shortlist)   All My Dangerous Friends
2000   Aurealis Awards: Best Novel in Young Adult Division   Thursday's Child
2000   Australian Publishers Association Award   (shortlist)   Thursday's Child
2000   Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award: Older Readers   (shortlist)   Stripes of the Sidestep Wolf
2001   Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award: Older Readers   (shortlist)   Thursday's Child
2001   New South Wales State Literary Award   (shortlist)   Thursday's Child
2002   Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award: Older Readers   Forest
2002   Guardian Children's Fiction Prize   Thursday's Child
2002   Mail on Sunday/John Llewellyn Rhys Prize   (shortlist)   Thursday's Child
2003   Commonwealth Writers Prize (South East Asia and South Pacific Region, Best Book)   Of a Boy
2003   Miles Franklin Award (Australia)   (shortlist)   Of A Boy
2003   New South Wales State Literary Award   (shortlist)   Of A Boy
2006   Commonwealth Writers Prize (South East Asia and South Pacific Region, Best Book)   (shortlist)   Surrender
2008   Commonwealth Writers Prize (South East Asia and South Pacific Region, Best Book)   (shortlist)   The Ghost's Child
2008  Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

 

Inspirující myšlenky...

Teprve teď paní prodavačce svitlo, co má Pipi na mysli. Když si ji trochu prohlédla, podivila se: "Ale dítě, vždyť jsi pihami celá posetá!" "To vím taky," odtušila Pipi, "ale netrpím tím! Jsem naopak ráda, že je mám! Má úcta!"
Astrid Lindgren, Pipi Punčochatá